Norwich Defeats Stoke 1-0 in English Soccer’s Premier League

Norwich won 1-0 at Stoke today for its second victory this season in English soccer’s Premier League.

Jonny Howson got the goal in the 34th minute. His low shot beat goalkeeper Asmir Begovic’s dive as Stoke paid the price for being sloppy in possession.

Later today, Sunderland hosts Liverpool in the Black Cats’ first league game since the firing of coach Paolo Di Canio He was dismissed Sept. 22 after Sunderland picked up only one point from the first five league games.

Yesterday, Arsenal moved two points ahead of Tottenham at the top of the table with a 2-1 win at Swansea.

Defending champion Manchester United was upset 2-1 at home by West Brom, and has seven points from six games, its worst start for 24 years. Manchester City lost 3-2 at Aston Villa, and Chelsea drew 1-1 at Tottenham. Fulham lost 2-1 at home to Cardiff, Hull defeated West Ham 1-0, and Southampton had a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace.

Everton, the only unbeaten team in the league, hosts Newcastle tomorrow.

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